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Coaching Opportunities

Programs seeking Coaches for Spring 2022: Shoreline, Eastlake, Seattle Prep, Garfield, Doublecrosse, Eastside Catholic, Ballard, NSI, Puyallup, Nathan Hale, Seattle Starz Youth

Please send all job postings to admin@wslax.org

JV Coaching Positions, Shoreline Lacrosse. 

Shoreline Girls Lacrosse is seeking applicants interested in the JV Head Coach and Assistant Coach position for the 2021-2022 season. We are looking for applicants who have previous experience playing or coaching at the highschool level or above. The applicants should have excellent understanding of the women's game and be able to teach fundamentals and advance game day concepts to both novice and experienced athletes. We want a motivator and team builder.  

Coaching staff will work directly with the Girls Program Director and Youth Head Coaches to outline the season's goals and to structure team practices based on the LAX IQ of our athletes. Coaching applicants should also develop measurable methods that promote off season conditioning and retention of lacrosse skills. While we are developing teams to be competitive and win matches, we focus on having positive interactions with and growth of our athletes, their families and the greater lacrosse community. Excellent communication skills are required. 

High school practices are 4-5 nights a week beginning February 28th. The season runs through May. Game schedules are TBD.

The JV Head and Assistant Coaching positions are stipend positions depending on experience.

Applicants will need to have a USA Lacrosse coaching membership and will have completed their Level I Coaching Certification prior to the official start of the season. Level II is not required though strongly encouraged. Applicants must undergo a background check, complete the online Abuse Prevention Training and hold current CPR certification prior to the start of the spring season (All coaching training fees and certification will be covered by the club.) Coaches must attend all WSLA required league meetings. 

If you are interested, please send an email with your experience and background information to Shoreline Girls Program Director, Christy Neff  at (  or (206) 383-5166)


Assistant Youth Coaches, Shoreline Youth Lacrosse, K-8th grade.

Shoreline Girls Lacrosse is seeking interested individuals for assistant coaching positions with the youth teams.  Previous playing experience is not required but the desire to learn and to motivate is. Assistants will coach alongside current youth coaches and be mentored to step in at any level.  Focus will be on teaching skill development and establishing strong fundamentals. This role is a volunteer position although stipends are possible.  Assistant Coaches must have a USA Lacrosse coaching membership and are encouraged to complete the Level I Coaching certification. Applicants must undergo a background check, complete the online Abuse Prevention Training and hold current CPR certification prior to the start of the spring season.  Certification fees will be covered by the club. Youth teams practice 2 to 3 evenings a week depending on level: Monday and Wednesdays (and a 3rd day, tbd at 14U) beginning on February 28th. Games begin March 26th and can run on both Saturday and Sunday.  

If you would like to join us for the season and experience a lot of joy while motivating youth athletes, please contact Shoreline Girls Program Director, Christy Neff at ( ).

Eastlake Girls Lacrosse: Currently seeking a JV Head Coach & Assistant

Come join this great club in their fourth year at Eastlake High School located in Sammamish, WA.



  • Evening weekday practices plus games during the Spring season (February 28th – May 20th)
  • Provide student athletes with leadership and life skills through the sport of lacrosse
  • Provide a positive environment for player and team development
  • Always conducts oneself in a professional manner
  • Works with Varsity Head Coach and Program Director




  • USA Lacrosse coaching membership
  • Level 1 certified
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Completion of Safe Sport Background check
  • Abuse Prevention Training
  • 18 years of age


If interested please contact Nicole Bayly:

Seattle Prep  - HS JV Coach

Link for Job Posting

Application Procedure: To discuss the opening and or to apply, please send letter of interest and resume to Sam Reed, athletic director, at .


Garfield High School Girls Lacrosse

The Garfield Girls Lacrosse Club is looking for a Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach.

We are looking for someone with experience working with high school level players in a fun and positive environment, who can also support players with a wide variety of skill levels.

Desired Qualifications:

·         Previous experience at the high school level preferred

·         Good communication skills in a diverse environment

·         Positive coaching style; good at re-enforcing player responsibility


·         Attend and manage all high school games and practices

·         Work with Club Board to help with recruiting and scholarship opportunities

·         Focus players on strong inter-team cooperation and enjoyment.

·         Be the communications lead for the team.

·         Help the Club Board with scheduling of fields and games, etc

·         Attend WSLA meetings as required


Requirements (costs will be covered by the team where needed):

·         USA Lacrosse Level 1 Certification minimum

·         Up to date on Concussion Protocols

·         Certification in First Aid and CPR

·         Safe Sport Background Check

Please contact the Garfield Girls Lacrosse Club at if interested

Doublecrosse Needs Coaches for the 2022 Season!

We are in need of experienced & fun coaches that would love to work with our girls.  Each age group has 2 coaches, we have 1 opening for 3rd/4th grade, one opening for 2nd grade & one opening for 7th/8th graders.
Commitment is 2 times per week, practice at Magnusson Field 5, Games + a few parent/coaches meetings.   Hourly pay depending on experience.
Requirements that Doublecrosse reimburses the cost of:
  • USA Lacrosse coaching membership
  • USA Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching certification (required for 14U only but strongly recommended at all levels)
  • CPR/First Aid certification
Season is end of Feb-June, TBD.
If you are interested, please reach out to Stacey Guerrero, Doublecrosse Board = or 415-823-1371



Eastside Catholic Head Girls Lacrosse Coach


Eastside Catholic High School, a WSLA member of the Independent conference, is accepting applications for a Girl's Varsity Head Lacrosse Coach reporting to the Athletic Director.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a positive coaching style and a strong vision for developing our growing program. We offer competitive pay, comparable to coaches with similar experience in our area.

Desired Professional Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a head lacrosse coach preferred
  • Mature, responsible and self-motivated individual with a positive coaching style
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Strong vision for developing our high school Varsity team
  • Ability to work effectively with Athletic Department and other support members and coaches


  • Attend all high school games and practices
  • Develop and implement consistent practice plans
  • Ensure all players learn all aspects of the game and have opportunities to develop these skills in practice and games
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship; compile and maintain accurate individual and team performance records; participate in the awards program(s) according to school procedure.
  • Communicate important information (team news, practice changes, game changes, etc.) in a timely manner to players and parents
  • Coordinate with the league to schedule games and tournaments for the high school Varsity team
  • Manage game-day operations
  • Facilitate planned camps or clinics
  • Attend WSLA meetings as required
  • Establish seasonal and long-range goals for the program
  • Model behavior that exemplifies our Core Covenants (True Competitor, Integrity, Accountability and Family)
  • Implement team activities to promote our Core Covenants
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with players, parents, and the Athletic Department on program development, scheduling, player recruitment, player discipline, and program policies
  • Hire and manage staff including varsity assistant coach and JV coach
  • Manage distribution, collection and inventory of uniform/equipment
  • Work with and support all fundraising efforts
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Athletic Director

Qualifications: Previous experience as a head lacrosse coach preferred. Stipend DOE.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to submit electronically a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of five professional references to:

Stacey Stoutt


Posted 9/20/2021 EM

Ballard High School Girls Lacrosse Club is currently searching for 2 Assistant Coaches for the 2022 Spring season.

Our program is focused on team building, hard work, commitment, respect and sportsmanship. Our coaching staff strives to maintain a fun and competive atmosphere with a group of young women who want to learn and compete at the highest level.


  • Lacrosse coaching/playing experience.

  • Membership in USA Lacrosse and at least Level 1 certfied.

  • Knowledge about the nature and risk of head injury/concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

  • Certfication in First Aid/CPR.

  • Completion of Safe Sport Background check

    Coaching/Technical Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of the game of lacrosse and its rules.

  • Passion and enthusiasm for working with and developing high school student-athletes

    of all skill levels.
  • Focus on providing opportunities for player and team growth and development.

  • Collaboration with other team coaches

  • Creation of cohesive practice plans and conditioning routines.

  • Effective communication with players, board members and families

  • Promotion of a healthy competitive environment

    For additional information, please contact our Board President - cshe68@comcast.net or 206 949 2880.

posted 9/16/2021 EM


Bishop Blanchet High School

Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach

Reports to Athletic Director

Bishop Blanchet is a Catholic high school located in Seattle, WA. We are committed to attracting and retaining outstanding individuals to reflect the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our student population. We actively seek candidates of different backgrounds who are devoted to engaging and inspiring a high-achieving and well-rounded student population to be leaders, in and out of the classroom.  Our co-curricular student activity program, including athletics, clubs, and performing arts, are recognized for their excellence in the northwest.

Mission Statement:

Bishop Blanchet is a Catholic, college preparatory high school established by the Archbishop of Seattle. Rooted in Gospel Values, we educate students within a challenging, positive and diverse learning environment. We inspire students to transform the world around them through a lifelong commitment to faith, scholarship and service.

Position Overview: 

Bishop Blanchet High School is seeking a Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach for the 2021-2022 - spring season. Applicants with previous coaching experience at the HS level, 21 years or older, possessing a valid Washington State driver’s license with a CDL endorsement, and current First Aid/CPR/AED certification are preferred. This position reports to the Athletic Director.

Girls Lacrosse is a spring sport. The season runs from February 28 - May 29, 2022.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Compliance with all Bishop Blanchet HS and WSLA policies and procedures.
  • Supervision of student-athletes during all team activities:
    • Practice and game times vary throughout the week. Coaches need to be available between the hours of 3-8pm (Monday-Saturday).
  • Effective communication with players, coaching colleagues, and parents
  • Promotion of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and fair play among team members.
  • Maintenance and inventory of team equipment and apparel.
  • Teaching the rules of the game and technique to improve player development.
  • Summer Camp participation is recommended with the job.


Bishop Blanchet is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff that will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of our school community. 

Application Process:

All applicants are required to complete a Catholic School application.


Closing date: until filled

posted 9/14/2021 EM

Interested in coaching with the Seattle Starz Youth Girls Program? We are always on the look put for strong female coaches to help players take their skills to the the next level!

Please contact our Girls Youth Director, Danielle Morgan, at for the opportunity to coach with Starz this fall/winter season.

Newport Sammamish Interlake (NSI) Looking for a Varsity Head Coach to lead our High School Program. The Head coach will serve as a teacher, mentor for our student athletes to learn about leadership, teamwork, integrity, and competition through the game of lacrosse.  Please apply through the Bellevue School District:
Bellevue School District - Head Coach Girls Lacrosse 2021-22 - Newport, Sammamish, and Interlake High School (tedk12.com)

Girls Lacrosse Varsity Head Coach

Nathan High School

Date Needed: April – June 2021


Nathan Hale High School is looking for an energetic, motivational coach who is organized and can create a positive presence at lacrosse practice and games. Candidates should possess the following:

  • Knowledge of WSLA rules and regulations
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of individual and team fundamentals of LAX
  • Ability to develop and train student-athletes
  • Personal skills that reflect positive relations with high school student-athletes, parents and the community
  • Ability to organize and prepare practice schedules
  • Ability to develop a solid discipline that emphasizes teamwork and good sportsmanship  
  • Availability for practice Monday-Friday after school


Qualifications: Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • WSLA Level 1 certification - training is available in January & paid for by the club
  • Club coaching and/or collegiate playing experience
  • First Aid/CPR/AED trained and certified from either Red Cross or American Heart Association – training paid for by the club
  • Have successfully completed Concussion recognition and management with Return to Play Protocols training as required by Washington State Law
  • District required Criminal Justice Fingerprint and Background Clearance and SPS Adult Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training

Please contact wpkahle@gmail.com and ej2kpiper@gmail.com

posted 7/21/2021 EM

The Puyallup Panthers Lacrosse Club and the Valley Lacrosse Alliance is actively seeking a new dynamic, energetic and highly organized leader for our High School Girls Lacrosse program. Candidates for this position must be able to coach, teach, mentor and effectively communicate all skill levels of women’s lacrosse. We are looking for a head coach that can foster relationships with student-athletes, build individual and team confidence and help build the girl’s lacrosse program.


The Puyallup Panther HS Head Coach is responsible for leading, developing and inspiring young women in the sport of lacrosse. The Head HS Coach must be able teach basic and advance lacrosse techniques, develop and inspire the student-athletes, as well as give timely and pertinent feedback to improve both individual and team performance. Additionally, the Head Coach must focus on providing the proper instruction and make the safety of the players the top priority.

This position requires an experienced coach who has strong managerial and organizational skills that can bring fresh new ideas to the program.

  • Manage all aspects of the Girls Lacrosse program on and off the field.
  • Manage and supervise all assistant coaches.
  • Strong technical and tactical knowledge of Girls Lacrosse
  • Committed to building a character first Lacrosse program
  • Actively maintain familiarity with all Puyallup Panthers Lacrosse players and families
  • Strong ability to use technology in implementing game and practice strategies
  • The ability to communicate effectively to player, parents and alumni
  • Teach relevant skills, tactics, and techniques consistent with safe and effective play
  • Improve performance by providing feedback to individual players and the team
  • Communicate efficiently and timely with parent concerns
  • Attend all pertinent club meetings
  • Demonstrate conduct consistent with Valley Lacrosse Core Values
  • Other duties as delegated by the Director of Athletics


Prior coaching experience at the high school Lacrosse is desired but can be discussed during the recruitment process/interview. All Head Coaches must have basic proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, virtual collaboration tools and have the ability to research and use other web based tools.

  • Must have excellent organizational, writing, and communications skills.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be flexible, and have professional work ethics.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with others and work in a team environment.
  • Must demonstrate initiative in handling multiple priorities and have good time management skills.
  • Must be motivated, self-starting, willing to take initiative and responsibility.
  • Must be flexible with schedules and willing to travel when required.
  • Must hold personal and business-sensitive information in confidence.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong conflict resolution
  • Excellent collegiality, professionalism, and organizational ability
  • Ability to work well with teenagers and their parents
  • Ability to use sound judgment and work independently
  • Must meet all Washington State and US Lacrosse certification requirements.

If you are interested in this position please contact Mr. Tony Duck at 253-381-0596 or .

posted 6/11/2021